Association between cannabis use disorder and self- and other-directed aggression

Cannabis is the most widely used drug worldwide. Data about the association of cannabis use with aggression is heterogeneous. The objective of the current study was to assess the nature of the association between cannabis use disorder (CUD) and self-directed, other-directed, and combined aggression. We used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and […]

World Suicide Prevention Day: September 10th. Saving Lives … Restoring Hope

This booklet was produced by the Regional Suicide Prevention Council in Medicine Hat, Alberta for World Suicide Prevention Day, 2009. It includes a variety of general articles on suicide & how to help someone who may at risk. Phone numbers for counselling & crisis services in southeastern Alberta are also included.

Youth Wellness in Southeastern Alberta. Phase I: Findings From Focus Groups and Survey Data/Phase II: Post-Drama Focus Group Results and Recommendations

When you Need Help

This 1-page pamphlet lists the telephone numbers of social agencies & crisis services in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Crisis Intervention/Early Discharge Program: Policy and Procedure Manual

Chapters of this Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) policy and procedure manual for Medicine Hat include: purpose, goals & objectives; human physical resources; intake, orientation, & asessment of clients; client treatment; client referral, termination & follow-up; and, related documentation. A job description for a CMHA crisis intervention worker is also included.

Alberta Regional Suicide Data

This kit contains rates of suicide & other data for regions of Alberta including Calgary, Cold Lake, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grande Cache, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, and Red Deer for the period 1987 to 1992.

Resource Manual – Southeast Alberta, 1992

This resource manual provides a comprehensive list of community agencies in 4 areas of southeast Alberta. Each entry provides the agency name, address, & telephone number. Many entries also provide information on whom the agency is intended to serve, the purpose of the agency, the services provided, meeting times & fees (if any).

Proposed Protocol for the Aftermath of School Suicide

This protocol was established in order to provide schools with a comprehensive plan to respond compassionately & effectively to a school suicide in the short term; & to establish suitable postvention strategies to address bereavement issues which may emerge in the long term. The protocol provides the opportunity for school & community resources to work […]

Dealing With the Aftermath of School Suicide

This document brings together response models for use by schools in dealing with bereavement & a suicide or death of a sstaff member or student. It includes: action steps & information dissemination (American Association of Suicidology); suggested crisis procedures of the Fairfax County public schools, St. Albert School District No. 3, & the Calgary Board […]

Canadian Mental Health Association Annual Report 1985-86

A Proposal for the Coordination of Existing Medicine Hat Services to Provide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention for Persons in Crisis